Lauren Sanchez, who was convicted in connection with the richest man on the planet, Jeff Bezos, and perhaps was the reason for the divorce of head of Amazon, she filed for divorce on Friday, according to tmz.com.
“Lauren Sanchez took a step in the direction of freedom and Jeff Bezos, because she filed divorce from her husband Patrick Whitsell… the next day after the divorce Bezos became final,” wrote the tabloid.
Mackenzie Bezos on Thursday announced that she and her husband agreed in the divorce process, the businessman retains 75% of the family’s shares and voting rights of the shares of the wife (about 4%), it also gives him his share in the Washington Post and Blue Origin. In a paper published on the Amazon website about the agreement, said that the petition for divorce was filed on 4 April and must be reviewed within 90 days.
In early January it became known about plans to divorce Bezos and his wife Mackenzie after 25 years of marriage. Media reported that Bezos became aware of a journalistic “investigation” of the tabloid National Enquirer, which caught the owner of the Amazon in a romantic relationship with former TV presenter 49-year-old Lauren Sanchez. According to the tabloid, his representatives contacted the businessman and told about assembled a dossier on him just 48 hours before the public announcement of the divorce.
In March 2018 Bezos has been at the top of the annual ranking of the richest people in the world by Forbes magazine. He overtook the earlier leader in the list of the founder of company Microsoft bill gates. In September, the company Bezos, Amazon became the second after the Apple company, whose market capitalization exceeded $ 1 trillion.
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